General Academic Building, Room 210
1155 Union Circle #305189
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Web site: www.class.unt.edu
Tamara L. Brown, Executive Dean
Jean B. Schaake, Associate Dean
Steven Cobb, Associate Dean
Kathryn Cullivan, Associate Dean
Programs of study
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, through its disciplines of humanities and arts, and social sciences, offers course work leading to the following degrees:
- Master of Arts,
- Master of Fine Arts,
- Master of Science, and
- Doctor of Philosophy.
Many of the master’s degrees in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offer more specialized areas to students (see individual program descriptions in this catalog for specific information)
Doctoral programs in the college typically reflect the areas of academic specialization or focus of the various departments (see individual program descriptions in this catalog for specific information). All areas offer challenging programs that provide students with the opportunity to become experts in their chosen fields. A major emphasis in the college is to train graduate students in the fundamentals of research and to prepare them, especially on the doctoral level, to be critical thinkers who can advance human knowledge through research.
The college offers graduate programs in academic departments and programs.
- Communication Studies
- Geography and the Environment
- International Studies
- Media Arts
- Philosophy and Religion
- Political Science
- Technical Communication
- Women’s and Gender Studies
- World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
- CLASS also includes the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. See the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism section of the catalog for more information.
Research and Creative Activity
Innovative research and creative activity is under way in such areas as applied geography and applications of geographic information systems; clinical and counseling psychology; creative writing, documentary film production, econometrics; environmental philosophy, medical anthropology; peace studies; technical communication, and regional and military history,
For general information, contact the Toulouse Graduate School. For specific requirements for graduate degrees, contact the appropriate department chair or graduate advisor.
Dean’s Graduate Scholarship
An endowment fund to supporting graduate students enrolled in a degree program within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who have demonstrated academic promise.
The UNT Foundation Endowed Fund for CLASS
An endowment fund to supporting graduate students enrolled in a degree program within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who have demonstrated academic promise. This scholarship rotates between the three divisions of CLASS.
Voertman-Ardoin Scholarship in Liberal Arts
A fund supporting students enrolled in a degree program within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.